Item 02: Charles Hargreaves diary, 6 February 1916-23 March 1918 - Page 96
& no moving masses of horses & men – just a desolation without any life except an occassional man looking after water tanks etc
We left Bazentin early Friday morning & after about a mile
joined got on the main Albert-Bapaume road & joined the column of traffic passing through Le Sars & Warlencourt at the latter
place the Germans had blown up a mine in the middle of the road & so the track had been taken round it. Seemed a waste of labour as it was an easy matter to run the road run & could hardly delay our troops.
Halted on the outskirts of Bapaume for dinner